The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Storage Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Storage Engineer
Rank 546 582 517
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -65
Contract jobs requiring a Storage Engineer 75 62 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.12% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 29 63
Median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £247 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Median hourly rate - £26.50 £42.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £26.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.63%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47057 52332 52807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.77% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30804 33337 33423
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1653 2041 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.41 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Storage Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Storage Engineer in the job title.

Storage Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Storage Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Storage Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK.

Storage Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Storage Engineer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Storage Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 68 £388 -3.12% 10
South East +51 25 £375 -6.25% 3
London -11 20 £425 +6.25% 5
Berkshire +22 13 £400 - 1
Reading +8 12 £400 - 1
Hampshire +30 7 £375 - 2
West Midlands -3 7 - - 1
North East -34 7 £350 +55.55%
Tyne and Wear -36 7 £350 +55.55%
Newcastle upon Tyne -37 7 £350 +55.55%
North West +13 5 £375 -
Surrey +12 4 £375 -6.25%
Scotland +12 4 £390 -13.33%
Birmingham -6 4 - - 1
Glasgow +3 3 £395 -
City of London -9 3 £430 +4.24% 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Southampton - 2 £363 -
Merseyside - 2 £338 -
West Yorkshire +21 1 £475 -
Leeds +14 1 £475 -
Yorkshire +14 1 £475 -
South West +14 1 £300 -
Winchester +3 1 £425 -
Renfrewshire +1 1 £296 -
Erskine -2 1 £296 -
East Midlands -9 1 - - 1
Suffolk - 1 £255 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £400 -

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Storage Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Storage Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (50.64%) SAN
2 74 (47.44%) EMC
3 70 (44.87%) Windows
4 64 (41.03%) VMware
5 58 (37.18%) HP
6 49 (31.41%) Cisco
7 48 (30.77%) Linux
8 45 (28.85%) EMC VNX
9 40 (25.64%) NetApp
9 40 (25.64%) 3PAR
10 39 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 38 (24.36%) Data Centre
12 36 (23.08%) Unix
13 35 (22.44%) Brocade
14 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
15 31 (19.87%) SC Cleared
16 30 (19.23%) Finance
16 30 (19.23%) Windows Server
17 29 (18.59%) ITIL
18 27 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (16.67%) Migration
20 25 (16.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
20 25 (16.03%) EMC VMAX
20 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2012
21 21 (13.46%) NAS
22 20 (12.82%) Solaris
22 20 (12.82%) IBM
23 19 (12.18%) VMware ESX
23 19 (12.18%) NetBackup
24 18 (11.54%) Symantec

Storage Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.21%) OpenStack
3 4 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.92%) Apache
4 3 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.64%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) JBoss
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.28%) Office 365
3 1 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) IBM PureFlex
3 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (50.64%) SAN
2 21 (13.46%) NAS
3 15 (9.62%) Fibre Channel
4 13 (8.33%) DNS
5 7 (4.49%) DMZ
5 7 (4.49%) Firewall
5 7 (4.49%) Internet
6 6 (3.85%) DHCP
6 6 (3.85%) NetScaler
7 4 (2.56%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (2.56%) VLAN
7 4 (2.56%) VPN
8 3 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (1.92%) IP Telephony
8 3 (1.92%) IPsec
8 3 (1.92%) MPLS
8 3 (1.92%) OSPF
8 3 (1.92%) SSL
8 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
8 3 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.64%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.64%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 8 (5.13%) Banking
2 8 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 6 (3.85%) Law
4 3 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.28%) Billing
5 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) CSS
1 1 (0.64%) HTML
1 1 (0.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.85%) EMC VNX
2 38 (24.36%) Data Centre
3 25 (16.03%) EMC VMAX
4 17 (10.90%) HP Storage
4 17 (10.90%) Replication
5 9 (5.77%) Enterprise Storage
5 9 (5.77%) HP StoreVirtual
6 7 (4.49%) Celerra
6 7 (4.49%) Clustering
7 5 (3.21%) CLARiiON
7 5 (3.21%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (3.21%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.21%) VCE vBlock
8 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.56%) Symmetrix
9 3 (1.92%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.28%) EMC Centera
10 2 (1.28%) NHS
11 1 (0.64%) CMDB
11 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (44.87%) Windows
2 48 (30.77%) Linux
3 36 (23.08%) Unix
4 30 (19.23%) Windows Server
5 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (12.82%) Solaris
7 17 (10.90%) AIX
8 15 (9.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (8.97%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (7.05%) Data ONTAP
10 11 (7.05%) HPUX
10 11 (7.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.92%) SUSE
11 3 (1.92%) VMS
12 1 (0.64%) CentOS
12 1 (0.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.59%) ITIL
2 26 (16.67%) Migration
3 18 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 11 (7.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.13%) Problem Management
6 7 (4.49%) Change Management
6 7 (4.49%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (3.85%) Data Migration
7 6 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 6 (3.85%) Project Management
7 6 (3.85%) QMS
7 6 (3.85%) Quality Management
7 6 (3.85%) Release Management
7 6 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (2.56%) Investment Management
9 3 (1.92%) Capacity Management
9 3 (1.92%) Data Protection
9 3 (1.92%) Time Management
9 3 (1.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.97%) SQL
2 10 (6.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.56%) Python
5 2 (1.28%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.28%) Korn
5 2 (1.28%) VBScript
6 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.64%) Java
6 1 (0.64%) Perl
6 1 (0.64%) PHP
6 1 (0.64%) R
6 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (21.79%) Security Cleared
2 31 (19.87%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.92%) HP ASE
4 3 (1.92%) HPE ATP
4 3 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.28%) EMCSA
5 2 (1.28%) RHCE
6 1 (0.64%) CCNA
6 1 (0.64%) CCNP
6 1 (0.64%) Degree
6 1 (0.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.64%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.28%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.64%) JSP 440
System Software
1 27 (17.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.18%) VMware ESX
3 12 (7.69%) NFS
4 10 (6.41%) Active Directory
5 7 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (4.49%) XenApp
6 6 (3.85%) vSphere
7 5 (3.21%) DFS Replication
8 3 (1.92%) Firmware
8 3 (1.92%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.92%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (1.28%) SRDF
9 2 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.64%) GPFS
10 1 (0.64%) StorNext
10 1 (0.64%) vCloud
10 1 (0.64%) Veritas File System
10 1 (0.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 25 (16.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 19 (12.18%) NetBackup
3 15 (9.62%) Tivoli
4 12 (7.69%) HP Data Protector
5 10 (6.41%) EMC NetWorker
6 4 (2.56%) Backup Exec
6 4 (2.56%) EMC VPLEX
7 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.92%) Puppet
7 3 (1.92%) SCCM
8 2 (1.28%) SCOM
8 2 (1.28%) Simpana
8 2 (1.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.64%) Control-M
9 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.64%) Nagios
9 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.64%) vMotion
9 1 (0.64%) Xymon
Vendors
1 74 (47.44%) EMC
2 64 (41.03%) VMware
3 58 (37.18%) HP
4 49 (31.41%) Cisco
5 40 (25.64%) 3PAR
5 40 (25.64%) NetApp
6 39 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 35 (22.44%) Brocade
8 20 (12.82%) IBM
9 18 (11.54%) Symantec
10 16 (10.26%) Isilon
11 15 (9.62%) Citrix
12 11 (7.05%) CommVault
13 10 (6.41%) Red Hat
14 9 (5.77%) Hitachi
15 8 (5.13%) Veritas
16 6 (3.85%) Dell
17 5 (3.21%) Veeam
18 4 (2.56%) Fujitsu
19 3 (1.92%) Blue Coat